GQ Citizen Of The Year Colin Kaepernick Tours Harlem

Colin Kaepernick has been named GQ’s citizen of the year after a period in which his protest against racial and social injustice in the US has seen the former NFL quarterback become one of the most divisive figures in America. Continue Reading →


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NAACP’s Statement In Regarding The 2017 Emmy Winners

A statement by the NAACP:

The NAACP is tremendously pleased that this year’s Emmy nominations accurately reflected the work of the many talented individuals of color. Continue Reading →


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BROWN GIRL BEGINS World Premiere At UrbanWorld Film Festival 2017 (Video)

BROWN GIRL BEGINS, a feature film directed by Sharon Lewis will have its world premiere at the 21st annual URBANWORLD Film Festival in New York City, a five day festival event, sponsored by founding partner, HBO and featuring an array of powerhouses such as Ava DuVernay and Chadwick Boseman. Continue Reading →


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Harlem Fave Common Speaks On The Film, “13th” (Full Video)

The title of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads, “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States.” Continue Reading →


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OWN Announces New Drama Series From Academy Award-Winning “Moonlight”

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today a new one-hour drama series from Tarell Alvin McCraney, co-writer and executive producer of the Academy Award-winning Best Picture “Moonlight.” Continue Reading →


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Common Talks Ava DuVernay, 13th Amendment And More At Build

The title of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads, “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States.” Continue Reading →


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Tony-Nominee Harlem’s Liesl Tommy To Direct Episode Of Queen Sugar

It was announced today that Tony-nominated director Liesl Tommy (ECLIPSED) has joined the directing team of Oprah Winfrey and Ava Duvernay‘s groundbreaking OWN TV series Queen Sugar. Continue Reading →


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